Teoria da Imagem 1

Fotografia
4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Valter Nuno Garcez Da Silva Ventura

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should acquire reflection and analysis skills concerning images and their use. They should also be able to criticise their own work based on case study analysis.

Program
Accumulated codes and a reflection on the era of reproducible image
The Symbol, the Sign, the Icon.
The photographic image regarded from a modern point of view.
Image as imitation, mediation or vestige of reality.
Photography and Modernity.
Photography as a panoptic instrument.
Image in the post-historical threshold.
Narrative image: edition.
Realit and Fiction.
Image, Time and Memory.

Evaluation Methodology
One mid-term test and/or final exam.

Bibliography
- Sontag, S. (2003). Olhando o Sofrimento dos Outros. Lisboa: Gótica
- Hobsbawm, E. (1998). Atrás dos Tempos. O Declínio e Queda das Vanguardas. Porto: Campo das Letras
- Barthes, R. (1980). A Câmara Clara. Lisboa: Edições 70

Method of interaction
Lectures.

Software used in class